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Treating Prostate Cancer with Radiation Therapy

 

According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men.  Approximately 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.  The ACS also predicts that over 8,300 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in Pennsylvania this year alone. If you, or […]

 

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National Brain Tumor Awareness Month

 

May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month.  Driven by advancement in research, surgical techniques, genetic discoveries, and much more, it has never been a better time to take action on brain tumors. The National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), an organization whose mission is to unrelentingly invest in, mobilize, and unite our community to discover a […]

 

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Cancer Survivor Celebration: Food, Fun and Hope

 

 

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Coping with Cancer during the Holidays

 

As the classic holiday song goes, it is the most wonderful time of the year. But do you know what else the happiest season of all brings? Stress. This year is no exception, especially with the COVID-19 pandemic helping to complicate the season.This year, many families feel comfortable getting together to celebrate time-honored traditions. However, […]

 

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Seven Things to Know About Getting a Mammogram

 

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, check out this infographic from the American Cancer Society to learn seven things to know about getting a mammogram.

 

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Cancer Care is a Team Effort

 

When it comes to fighting cancer, it takes a team of people.  At the Cancer Treatment Center at Hazleton, you are not alone in the fight. Cancer treatments are rapidly advancing and having a research focused team of radiation oncologists enables us to bring you the most up-to-date approaches to fighting your specific cancer.  Our […]

 

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Part 2: The Benefits of CyberKnife®

 

Dr. John Lamond, radiation oncologist and medical director of Philadelphia CyberKnife, discusses the importance of cancer screening, as well as the advancements and benefits of CyberKnife treatment for many patients.

 

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Radiation Therapy – Cancer Treatment Center at Hazleton

 

Sam Lesante sits down with Laura Sitch, the site manager at the Cancer Treatment Center at Hazleton, to discuss the benefits and success rates of radiation therapy in patients with numerous types of cancer.

 

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Part 1: Collaborative Treatment – Cancer Treatment Center at Hazleton & Philadelphia CyberKnife

 

Laura Sitch, site manager for Cancer Treatment Center at Hazleton, and Dr. John Lamond, radiation oncologist and medical director at Philadelphia CyberKnife, discuss the advanced treatment options provided at each site, and how they work together to provide the best personalized treatment for each patients.

 

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UV Rays and Skin Cancer

 

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has named July as Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Month.  The goal is to spread the word about how important it is to protect everyone’s skin from the harmful effects of UV rays. Radiation is the emission of energy from any source, and there are many types of radiation.  […]

 

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